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Pub quiz question 8108 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Grant Wood; his sister and his dentist; Dibble House, Iowa?
  2. Answer: A: American Gothic painting
  3. Notes: *: The artist; the models; and the house at the back.
  4. Categories: Connections (8) Art (7)
Pub quiz question 8109 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Jeff Bezos; Hippolyta; Solimões?
  2. Answer: A: Amazon
  3. Notes: *: Founded online retailer; queen of Amazon warriors; Brazilian name for early stretches of river.
  4. Categories: Connections (4)
Pub quiz question 8105 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Dee Dee; Johnny; Joey; Tommy; Marky; Richie; CJ; Elvis?
  2. Answer: A: Ramones
  3. Notes: *: Names of band members' first names in various line-ups.
  4. Categories: Connections (7) Music (6)
Pub quiz question 8106 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Bead; ribbon; staccato; forked?
  2. Answer: A: Lightning: types of.
  3. Categories: Connections (7) Science (6)
Pub quiz question 8107 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: The Third Man; Before Sunrise; Amadeus; The Illusionist?
  2. Answer: A: Films set in Vienna.
  3. Categories: Connections (7) Film/Movies (7) Geography (7)
Pub quiz question 8102 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Which traffic measure was introduced in Mayfair in 1958?
  2. Answer: A: Parking meters.
  3. Categories: 1950s (8) Politics (7) Transport (4)
Pub quiz question 8103 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Marang; Machame; Lemosho; Shira; Rongai; Umbwe?
  2. Answer: A: Climbing routes up Kilimanjaro.
  3. Categories: Connections (8) Geography (7)
Pub quiz question 8104 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Disease threat to rowers and anglers; glass container; Bertolt Brecht collaborator; Evelyn Waugh's second novel?
  2. Answer: A: Vile.
  3. Notes: *: Homonyms: Weil's (disease); vial; (Kurt) Weill; Vile (Bodies).
  4. Categories: Connections (7) Language (7)
Pub quiz question 8095 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Former palace in Oxfordshire; Three Days of Peace And Music; a beagle's best friend?
  2. Answer: A: Woodstock
  3. Notes: *: Woodstock Palace; 1969 Woodstock Festival; Woodstock in Peanuts strip.
  4. Categories: Connections (7)
Pub quiz question 8096 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Who famously said "non", and to what, in 1963 and 1967?
  2. Answer: A: De Gaulle, to UK joining EEC.
  3. Categories: 1960s (6) Politics (6)
Pub quiz question 8097 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Andrew Wiles solved which 300- year-old mathematical mystery?
  2. Answer: A: Fermat's Last Theorem.
  3. Categories: Science (7) Mathematics (3)
Pub quiz question 8098 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: The Myers-Briggs test identifies 16 different types of what?
  2. Answer: A: Personalities.
  3. Categories: Science (3)
Pub quiz question 8099 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Who failed to jump over Snake River Canyon in Idaho in 1974?
  2. Answer: A: Evel Knievel.
  3. Categories: 1970s (4) People (4)
Pub quiz question 8100 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Which literary work ends "Shantih, shantih, shantih"?
  2. Answer: A: The Waste Land
  3. Notes: *: By T.S. Eliot
  4. Categories: Literature (7)
Pub quiz question 8101 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: The 1814 Treaty of Ghent ended a war between which states?
  2. Answer: A: Britain and the US.
  3. Categories: 1800s (8) War (8) Politics (8)
Pub quiz question 8090 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Shawcross (UK); Jackson (US); Rudenko (USSR); de Menthon (France)?
  2. Answer: A: Chief allied prosecutors at Nuremburg trial.
  3. Categories: Connections (9) Politics (9) War (8)
Pub quiz question 8091 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Point Marroqui and Point Cires?
  2. Answer: A: Strait of Gibraltar.
  3. Categories: Connections (5) Geography (5)
Pub quiz question 8092 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: RMT leader 2002-2014; Designer of St Paul’s Cathedral; Jim Callaghan's daughter; Howard Beale in the film Network?
  2. Answer: A: Their surnames are birds
  3. Notes: *: (Bob) Crow; (Christopher) Wren; (Margaret) Jay; (actor Peter) Finch.
  4. Categories: Connections (6) People (6)
Pub quiz question 8093 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Rufus; Beauclerk; Curtmantle; Lackland; Longshanks?
  2. Answer: A: Nicknames of medieval kings of England
  3. Notes: *: William II; Henry I; Henry II; John; Edward I.
  4. Categories: Connections (8) Royalty (5)
Pub quiz question 8094 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: JVC; Hitachi; Sharp; Hafnia; Holsten; Gulf Air?
  2. Answer: A: First football shirt sponsors
  3. Notes: *: Arsenal; Liverpool; Man U; Everton; Spurs; Chelsea.
  4. Categories: Connections (9) Sports (8) Football (8)
Pub quiz question 8085 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Which cult 1979 film shows a gang's journey home to Coney Island?
  2. Answer: A: The Warriors.
  3. Categories: Entertainment (8) Film/Movies (8)
Pub quiz question 8086 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Which food giant has its HQ at Vevey in Switzerland?
  2. Answer: A: Nestlé.
  3. Categories: Business (6) Geography (7)
Pub quiz question 8087 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Which US athlete was unbeaten over 122 races between 1977 and 1987?
  2. Answer: A: Ed Moses.
  3. Categories: People (8) 1970s (7) 1980s (7) Sports (6)
Pub quiz question 8088 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Spycatcher was whose controversial autobiography?
  2. Answer: A: Peter Wright.
  3. Categories: People (7) Literature (6)
Pub quiz question 8089 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: What links: Antipholus and Dromio (x2); founders of Rome; Weasleys; Schwarzenegger and DeVito?
  2. Answer: A: Fictional twins
  3. Notes: *: Comedy Of Errors; Romulus and Remus; in Potter stories; in film Twins.
  4. Categories: Connections (8) Literature (7)
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